This meal is absolute perfection: hearty and filling without being too heavy! Halibut is a really nice choice for a meal because it blends so well with other flavors. Our recipe keeps things simple with a light garlic-lemon sauce that creates a lovely flavor that ties everything together and elevates the dish. This halibut dish is straightforward and packs a serious punch with its zestiness– add this to your weekly dinner line-up and enjoy!
Halibut with Lemon-Garlic Sauce
- 4 Halibut fillets
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 2 large lemons, juiced
- 2 teaspoons lemon zest
- 3/4 cup dry white wine
- 2 tablespoon capers
- 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning
- kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
- Season both sides of fillets with salt, pepper and Old Bay, and melt olive oil and butter in a large pan over medium heat.
- Allow the oil and butter to get really hot, then carefully place 2 fillets in pan. Cook for 4 minutes, then flip and continue cooking for another 2-3, or until completely cooked through.
- Remove from heat, cover and continue with remaining fillets.
- Once you’ve finished cooking the fish, add the garlic and cook until slightly softened and fragrant. 2-3 minutes.
- Add lemon juice and wine and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and let simmer 5 minutes, until thickened.
- Stir in the capers and lemon zest, taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary.
- Return fish to pan and coat with sauce. Transfer to serving plates and spoon sauce over the top.
- Serve hot and garnish with lemon wedge.
Recipe adapted from Let’s Dish